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Lingering Fallout from Trauma

Nicholas Bakalar reports in the New York Times (Tuesday, December 5, 2017, p. D4) that the trauma experienced by 46,877 Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden between 1940 and 1944 affected their female children, who “were twice as likely…

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Shirley Satterfield, longtime Princeton resident, reflects on history of Princeton’s African American community

Historian of the Princeton African American community and Not in Our Town board member, Shirley Satterfield shared her memories of growing up the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood with undergraduates and graduate students at Princeton University’s Whitman College on Tuesday, December 5.  Read…

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The Long History of Black Officers Reforming Policing From Within

Taylor Hosking summarizes the history of black police officers in America and the choices and challenges they face.  To read the complete article, which is part of the  project “The Presence of Justice,” click here.

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Essay on Confederate Memorialization

The latest issue of Princeton University’s now-misnamed Alumni Weekly (it comes out monthly) includes an essay by Professor Tara Hunter entitled, “Confederate Memorialization and the Problems of Moral Equivalency.” White Southerners began honoring the rebel military just after the war…

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White Americans Are Still Confused About Racism – Here’s “The Talk” We Need To Have

A few black parents have “the talk” with their children on camera.  Click here to read the article and see the video.  Trigger warning for seeing the tears and fears of children.

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